‘Conscience’ as consciousness

the idea of self-awareness in French philosophical writing from Descartes to Diderot

Author: Catherine Glyn Davies

Volume: 272

Series: SVEC

Publication Date: 1990

Pages: 178

ISBN: 978-0-7294-0396-2

Price: £60


Acknowledgements Abbreviations 1. Conscience: a new meaning for an old word 2. Defining conscience: conviction and sentiment intérieur 3. Some aspects of the use of conscience in eighteenth-century French thought 4. The method of analogy and some eighteenth-century models of the self Conclusion Select bibliography Index

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